Former NBA exec to lead new Parisian basketball team

Former NBA team executive David Kahn has outlined the “huge project” in store after he was approved as the owner of a new basketball club in Paris.

The Paris-Basket-Avenir entity will return basketball to the French capital for the first time since May 2016, with Kahn having been given the green light by the French Basketball Federation (FFBB) to take over the licence held by Hyeres-Toulon, which was relegated from the top-tier Pro A league last season.

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